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Speech Therapist - Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Edward Hospital
Location: Naperville
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Speech TherapistGENERAL SUMMARY Provides direct speech therapy services to patients.# Demonstrates an appropriate level of clinical skill, as evidenced by completion of comprehensive and insightful evaluations and the development of individualized and effective treatment plans, designed to achieve precise, functional goals.# Evaluates patient#s condition to diagnose and treat articulation, cognitive-communication fluency, language, resonance, swallowing and voice disorders. Responsible for assisting patients to develop and optimize their communication abilities and treat speech, language and voice disorders by administering prescribed speech-language therapy treatments.# Uses excellent communication skills to educate patients and engage them in their own care.# Stays updated regarding developments, new techniques, and equipment in the field of Speech-Language Pathology.# Maintains a well-rounded knowledge base, and clinical reasoning skills to consistently achieve expected clinical outcomes. In addition to clinical skill, demonstrates key practice management skills.# Exhibits superior professionalism and people skills.# Consistently maintains department productivity standards.# Supports the activities of the entire team, including customer service, clinical outcomes and process improvement initiatives.# # HOURS:# Part Time, Days/PMs, Hours vary # KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED Required License/Certification: Current State of Illinois Speech-Language Pathologist license or a Temporary Speech-Language Pathology License issues by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Current CPR Certification issued by either American Heart Association or Red Cross A valid driver#s license is required if the incumbent is selected to perform related duties at an off site location. If the incumbent uses their personal vehicle, the incumbent must maintain automobile liability coverage as required by law and evidence of such coverage may be requested. # Preferred License/Certification: If licensed, it is preferred to be American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certified (CCC-SLP)

GENERAL SUMMARY

Provides direct speech therapy services to patients. Demonstrates an appropriate level of clinical skill, as evidenced by completion of comprehensive and insightful evaluations and the development of individualized and effective treatment plans, designed to achieve precise, functional goals. Evaluates patient's condition to diagnose and treat articulation, cognitive-communication fluency, language, resonance, swallowing and voice disorders. Responsible for assisting patients to develop and optimize their communication abilities and treat speech, language and voice disorders by administering prescribed speech-language therapy treatments. Uses excellent communication skills to educate patients and engage them in their own care. Stays updated regarding developments, new techniques, and equipment in the field of Speech-Language Pathology. Maintains a well-rounded knowledge base, and clinical reasoning skills to consistently achieve expected clinical outcomes.

In addition to clinical skill, demonstrates key practice management skills. Exhibits superior professionalism and people skills. Consistently maintains department productivity standards. Supports the activities of the entire team, including customer service, clinical outcomes and process improvement initiatives.

HOURS: Part Time, Days/PMs, Hours vary

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

Required License/Certification:

* Current State of Illinois Speech-Language Pathologist license or a Temporary Speech-Language Pathology License issues by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
* Current CPR Certification issued by either American Heart Association or Red Cross
* A valid driver's license is required if the incumbent is selected to perform related duties at an off site location. If the incumbent uses their personal vehicle, the incumbent must maintain automobile liability coverage as required by law and evidence of such coverage may be requested.

Preferred License/Certification:

* If licensed, it is preferred to be American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certified (CCC-SLP)

Keywords: Edward Hospital, Naperville , Speech Therapist - Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Naperville, Illinois

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